What's new

July 2024

  • โœจ Added support for using any font and weight from Google Fonts. Read about it on the Themes page.
  • โœจ Default horizontal_margin for Row set to 0 to improve layout appearance with default settings.
  • โœจ Default horizontal_margin for Section set to 0 if highlighted is false to improve layout appearance with default settings.
  • โœจ Added new layout options to Text component
  • ๐Ÿ’ฌ LineChart and BarChart components deprecated in favor of newer v2 variants

June 2024

May 2024

Mar 2024

  • ๐Ÿž Fixed bug with markdown lists not rendering correctly in Text component
  • โœจ New improvements made to the Cloud Editor
  • โœจ Added new radius option to Scatter Chart component to control dot size
  • โœจ Re-introduced option to group and colour dots in Scatter Chart component
  • โœจ Added improved legend drawing functionality to Scatter Chart and Line Chart components
  • ๐Ÿž Fixed bug with some space values not working with Vertical Spacer component
  • ๐Ÿž Fixed bug with column alignments' not working inside rows of Table component
  • ๐Ÿž Fixed bug with chart components' rendering bars with non-zero heights when value was 0
  • ๐Ÿž Fixed bug with highlighted functionality not working in Section component
  • ๐Ÿงผ All components' documentation updated to include a minimal working JSON example that can be copied straight into the Cloud Editor for a faster and easier user experience.
  • โœจ Improved handling of generating Y-tick labels in Bar Chart (v2). This same behaviour has also been added to Horizontal Bar Chart for the X-axis.

Feb 2024

  • โœจ Added option to toggle sorting of data on X-axis of Bar Chart component
  • โœจ More customisation options added to Card component.
  • ๐Ÿž Fixed bug with Line Chart (v1) component not visualising inside reports.

Dec 2023

  • ๐Ÿž Fixed bug with subscription statuses being incorrect for some subscribers.

Nov 2023

  • โœจ Improvement to Section and Row component, resolving issues with nested Table components, that could not span multiple pages
  • โœจ New config.enable_multi_page option added that makes it easier to enable building multi-page reports, without requiring to specify the number of pages required. See here for more details.
  • โœจ Added markdown_format option to Text component to allow disabling markdown formatting of content.
  • ๐Ÿž Fixed bug with webhooks not being despatched

Oct 2023

  • ๐Ÿž Fixed bug with Chart components not spanning entire width of parent component
  • ๐Ÿž Fixed bug with Chart components having a non-transparent background which would clash when nested in a highlighted Section component
  • ๐Ÿž Fixed bug with Chart.Line component not supporting negative values on X and Y axes
  • ๐Ÿž Fixed bug with Table component where too many columns would cause all content to scale down to fit in view

Sept 2023

  • โœจ Improved subscription management and handling of payments. See our FAQ for more details.

May 2023

  • ๐Ÿž Improved error messages returned via API when using Cloud Storage functionality

Mar 2023

  • โœจ Add ability to customise formating of Y-axis tick labels for Bar Chart (v2).

Feb 2023

  • ๐Ÿž Fixed bug where when width option was set to null, components would not maximise horizontal width
  • โœจ Added better validation and more descriptive error messages for setting the width and columns options
  • โœจ Added new Options page which centralises and details common options better, such as width and columns
  • ๐Ÿž Fixed bug with Table component not providing descriptive errors for incorrect JSON

Jan 2023

  • โœจ New redesign of Hybiscus website for 2023 ๐ŸŽ‰
  • โœจ Download button for PDFs on Usage page of Dashboard now opens reports in new tab
  • ๐Ÿž Fix bug with icons in Card component no longer working
  • โœจ / ๐Ÿž Long Y-axis tick labels (due to using strings) no longer get cut off. Resolved by having the chart dynamically resize to accomodate the longer text. Applies to Horizontal bar chart.

Dec 2022

  • โœจ Added support for login / sign up using Google account
  • ๐Ÿž Fixed bug with CORS settings on API

Nov 2022

  • ๐Ÿž Fixed bug with incorrect default value for curve_format for Timeseries Chart
  • โœจ Added new Timeseries Chart component for visualizing timeseries data
  • โœจ Added more customisation options for data visualization / chart components
  • โœจ Added vertical / horizontal margin and column spacing options to Row and Section components
  • โœจ / ๐Ÿž New Vertical Spacer component introduced to address bugs with Spacer component in multi-page reports
  • ๐Ÿž Fixed bug with Table component not accepting integers and floats as cell values for headings and rows.
  • ๐Ÿ“ฆ v1 release of our NodeJS SDK with TypeScript, ESM and CommonJS support.

Oct 2022

  • โœจ New cell level control and column span features available in the Table component.
  • โœจ New grouped bars option available for Bar chart (v2) component.

Sept 2022

  • โœจ Powerful instant search now available throughout Hybiscus documentation.
  • โœจ Cloud Editor now saves your JSON definition to your local storage, allowing you to carry on from where you left off in the same browser after closing tabs. A 'Reset to default schema' is also available in the right-click context menu.
  • โœจ Ability to disable the information header at the top of PDFs. See Customising report
  • โœจ Support for creating landscape PDFs is now generally available. See Customising report for more details.

Aug 2022

  • โœจ Support for pagination on multi-page PDF reports

July 2022

  • โœจ Launch of the new Hybiscus Docs and Blog sites
  • โœจ Added horizontal and vertical margin options to the Image, Table and Text components.
  • โœจ Added extensive new layout and configuration options to Text, Table and Row components.
  • โœจ Added text sizing, text colour, background colour, rounding, etc. options to Image component
  • โœจ Added text sizing, text colour and background colour options to the Text component
  • โœจ Added markdown support to the Image component

May 2022

  • โœจ Added support for the width key to the Section component to support placing them inside a Row
  • ๐Ÿ› Fixed bugs with the auto-generated Python code in the Cloud Editor
  • ๐Ÿ› Fixed bug with Cloud Editor not generating JPG previews via the keyboard shortcut

April 2022

March 2022

  • โœจ New ProgressBar component for visualising progress in a process
  • โœจ Added option for caption in Image component
  • โœจ Users can now view their usage including quotas and links to download previously generated PDFs directly in the dashboard under the new Usage section.

January 2022

December 2021

November 2021

  • โœจ New PageBreak component added for multi-page PDF reports
  • โœจ New Spacer component added for vertical spacing
  • โœจ Support for providing a custom logo to use in place of the report title for premium plan users (Startup and Enterprise).
  • ๐Ÿ› Fixed issues with bold text and lists specified via Markdown not working in the Text component

October 2021

  • โœจ New API endpoint /api/v1/get-remaining-quota added to get details on remaining quota on demand
  • โœจ New headers added to /api/v1/build-mode (X-SINGLE-PAGE-REPORTS-REMAINING, X-MULTI-PAGE-REPORTS-REMAINING) response that provide details on remaining quota
  • โœจ New ScatterChart component added

Missing something?

Hybiscus is continuously improving and adding new features. If you think we are missing a critical feature, please do not hesitate to contact us and offer your feedback at info@hybiscus.dev